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  • newAs China's wages rise, Bangladesh is newest stop for Japanese firms Bloomb
    The number of Japanese companies with operations in Bangladesh has more than tripled since 2008
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:54am -
  • newOppn, RSS affiliates line up protests against govt during Winter Session
    New Delhi, 20 SeptemberThe Narendra Modi government faces narrative altering next two months. As it brainstorms a policy initiative to spur economic growth, criticism of the government's economic policies is increasing not just from the Opposition and on social media, but within the party and the Sangh Parivar.Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) affiliates have let the government know of their concerns on the steep diesel and petrol prices, poor job growth, agrarian distress and the difficulties t…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:51am -
  • newWB govt revives Gorkha Territorial Administration with Tamang as chairman
    After talks between West Bengal government and the Darjeeling hill parties failed for the second time to resolve the onoging indefinite shutdown in the hills, the Mamata Banerjee led government revived the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) and appointed rebel Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang as its chairperson.The GTA was formed in 2011 after a tri-partite agreement between the Centre, the state government and the hill parties which had administrative powers to govern the h…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:48am -
  • newTrump administration red tape tangles up visas for skilled foreigners
    The trend is likely to cheer supporters of Trump's hardline stance on immigration
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:47am -
  • newDeadliest quake in decades kills 225 people in Mexico
    The earthquake toppled dozens of buildings, tore gas mains and sparked fires across the city and other towns in central Mexico
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:45am -
  • newUS Fed keeps rates steady, balance sheet to fall up to $10 bn per month
    Approves portfolio cuts in October; Fed still anticipates December interest rate hike
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:42am -
  • newGraphics: Key deals last week
    There were 10 deals worth $210.51 million and 4 exits worth $76.57 million in the past seven days ended September 20, 2017
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:41am -
  • newBain seeks $7 bn from Apple
    Toshiba's board is meeting Wednesday in Tokyo to sort through competing offers for its memory chips unit
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:40am -
  • newToshiba to sell chip unit to Bain Capital for $18 bn
    Rival suitor Western Digital has initiated legal action, arguing no deal can be done without its consent due to its position as Toshiba's joint venture chip partner
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:25am -
  • newNBCC to launch 1,000 flats for sale during festive season
    The company is also in talks with the government for developing islands in Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:22am -
  • new2.2 mn GST returns filed till 6 pm, deadline ends midnight
    GST Council has allowed businesses to file their initial tax returns in form GSTR-3B in the first six months of GST rollout
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:18am -
  • newSouth Korea calls for wider trade deal ahead of Prabhu's Seoul visit
    The government of South Korea has expressed a desire to widen the existing trade agreement with India, a day before commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu is to visit Seoul for a review.However, the Government of India (GoI) might not be keen on broadening the terms, a senior commerce department official indicated. Pointing to the massive gold import from Korea in recent months apart from remaining non-tariff barriers, he said many parts of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:17am -
  • newRailway freight loading rises 5% during Apr-Aug
    The increase in freight volume was mainly due to double-digit growth rates in originating loading for steel, iron ore, cement, container
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:15am -
  • newRailway employees to get 78 days productivity-linked bonus
    This does not include the Railway Protection Force and the Railway Protection Special Force personnel
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:13am -
  • newCentre to hand over ITDC hotels in Jaipur, Mysore, Itanagar to states
    This was as part of disinvestment exercise, which has been formulated in line with view that managing hotels is not the job of the govt or its entities
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:02am -
  • newTata Group to change face in next 10 years: Ratan Tata
    Group faces its biggest challenge, with telecom biz making huge losses, Nano becoming a non-starter, overseas acquisitions not yielding desired results
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:59am -
  • newOil prices rise set for strongest Q3 gain since 2004
    Opec and non-Opec producers including Russia have agreed to reduce output by about 1.8 million barrels per day until March
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:59am -
  • newThere is a lot of opportunity in the consumer space: Kae Capital MD
    Last week, Kae Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm, closed its second fund at $53 million. SASHA MIRCHANDANI, founder and managing director, tells Ranju Sarkar why he's bullish on consumers and consumer internet. Edited excerpts:How will your second fund differ from the first? It will be relatively similar. However, we will invest in non-tech, consumer-facing businesses in this fund. Also, we will invest up to a million dollars in the seed round, whereas we invested a maximum of $500,00…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:57am -
  • newUber probe on breaking law involves India unit in five-nation review
    The woman has filed a lawsuit in a US court against Uber, Kalanick and Alexander of violating her for a second time
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:55am -
  • new'Politics of polarisation' a central challenge in India: Rahul Gandhi
    In the 21st century, if you leave some people out of your vision, you are asking for trouble: Rahul Gandhi
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:54am -
  • newGovt wants to create separate segment for MSP sales within e-NaM portal
    The Centre is in favour of creating a separate segment within the existing electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NaM) portal to record purchases done under the Minimum Support Price (MSP) mechanism segregated from online bidding.Though in principle, officials said it is opposed to the whole practice given that selling of agriculture produce at pre-determined MSP through the e-NaM portal belies the entire concept of price discovery through open competitive bidding and superficially jacks up…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:52am -
  • newNasdaq-listed Yatra raises $15.4 mn in debt from Innoven Capital
    Capital will be used to meet working capital needs of Yatra as the company looks to expand its service offering
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:51am -
  • newCoca-Cola banks on local products to boost double-digit growth
    It's also experimenting with a profitable model of low-volume locally made beverages
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:49am -
  • newLessons for Make in India from World Bank report
    Make in India initiative and plans to set up coastal economic zones of the government can take a leaf out of the World Bank report which says that advances in technology and changing trade patterns are affecting opportunities for export-led manufacturing. The report, Trouble in the Making? The Future of Manufacturing-Led Development, says smart automation, advanced robotics and 3-D printing are new factors influencing which locations are attractive for production. While these shifts threaten sig…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:48am -
  • newDell Foundation, Gray Matters Capital back Education Catalyst Fund
    Over the past three years, CBA Capital has established a deep understanding of the space working with young edtech companies
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:46am -
  • newIndia's edible oil output to hit all-time high of 7.7 mn tonnes in 2017-18
    September rainfall raises prospects of better rabi crop after a poor kharif oilseed output this year
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:45am -
  • newTransporters yet to shrug off GST blues
    Diesel prices raising costs; demand low on most routes
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:43am -
  • newFestive sale: Amazon crosses last year's Day One numbers
    Amazon's Great Indian Festival sale for non-Prime members will start on Thursday and will continue till Sunday
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:43am -
  • newCPPIB, GIC among anchor investors in SBI Life's offering
    SBI Life Insurance Company has raised Rs 2,226 crore ($346 million) from anchor investors, the latter including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and the sovereign wealth funds of Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Norway. The insurer, a joint venture between State Bank of India and BNP Paribas Cardif, sold 31.8 million shares to a bunch of anchor investors at Rs 700 each, ahead of its Initial Public Offer of equity (IPO) which opened on Wednesday and closes on Friday.CPPIB took 2.24 mi…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:41am -
  • newMumbai: Heavy rains disrupt airport operations, 108 flights cancelled
    Following the downpour, several airlines issued travel advisories to passengers
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:41am -
  • newSebi might tweak essence of balanced funds
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India's (Sebi) proposed move to simplify category classifications of mutual fund (MF) schemes might lead to a change in the definition of balanced funds. Sebi has been going slow on approving balanced funds in the past few years, unofficially insisting on a 50:50 equity to debt mix for new ones. At present, there is no standard definition. Several fund houses offer balanced schemes that have an equity allocation of 65 per cent or higher. This allows them to b…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:39am -
  • newMultiple growth triggers for Ashok Leyland
    Ashok Leyland has gained 20 per cent on the bourses over the past month on expectation of a recovery in volume growth in the second half of the current financial year and, more important, additional market share gains in the commercial vehicle (CV) space. It is also taking other steps to help propel growth rates. After having gained 11 percentage points in market share in the medium and heavy CV (M&HCV) space over the past five years, it is expected to add a further 100-200 basis points (bps) ov…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:39am -
  • newFlows from offshore India funds, ETFs ebb
    Inflows of $140 million in August lowest in 2017; China most preferred among Asia-Pacific and emerging markets funds
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:38am -
  • newHousing finance firms muscle in on banks' turf
    Commercial banks saw their share of the business decline from 67 per cent in 2012 to 63 per cent in March 2017
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:37am -
  • newWhy the Bankruptcy Code is turning into a double-edged sword for banks
    Are banks getting boxed in after introduction of the Bankruptcy Code? The signs are pointing that way. Not only are they looking at prospects of steep haircuts (write-offs) on their loans; the Code would mean banks losing their business to the bond market. The Code is also upsetting the traditional rules of the games, where banks sold the personal guarantor's assets if a company was in default. This Monday, the Chennai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) ruled against State Bank of…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:36am -
  • newSpiceJet skidding incident disrupts schedules, raises safety concerns
    The skidding of SpiceJet Boeing 737 plane at Mumbai on Tuesday night disrupted flight operations and put a spotlight on safety concerns at the airport.Fifty one flights were diverted and over 150 canceled through the day following the closure of main runway. Fluctuating winds and poor visibility compounded the problem. No one was injured in the incident but it brought to fore safety issues at the country's second busiest airport.Mumbai airport has two intersecting runways (09/27 and 14/32) and a…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:33am -
  • newTrai asks telcos to cut voice costs to level of OTT applications
    After having cut call termination charges to six paise a minute, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) wants mobile telephone operators to reduce their voice call costs to the level of over-the-top (OTT) applications. The latter's voice call costs are a fraction of a paisa a minute, as against 30-35p a minute in traditional second-generation technology (2G) networks. Trai says this shift is possible if all service providers implement advanced IP-based networks. This would also result…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:27am -
  • newTrai decision to cut interconnect fees: Who will be the ultimate winner?
    Reliance Jio, seen as prime beneficiary of the move, may not change its rates, which are already at the bottom
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:21am -
  • newNo revenue growth for incumbent telcos in FY18
    CRISIL Research estimates revenue growth for the sector to come down by half
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:18am -
  • newEquity MFs stick to their top picks as market trades at historical highs
    Fund managers have increased their quantum of investments in the top 10 by 43% so far in 2017 to Rs 1.52 lakh crore, from Rs 1.06 lakh crore
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:14am -
  • newDebarred firm directors may approach courts
    Legal experts claim retrospective application of company law provisions
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:59pm -
  • newGovernment's EV push is electrifying some stocks
    JBM Auto and Goldstone Infratech have more than doubled since April
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:59pm -
  • newAnswers to The Strategist Quiz (#529)
    Answers to The Strategist Quiz, September 14, 2017
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:59pm -
  • newRealty check within budget of Rs 30 lakh-Rs 50 lakh
    A snapshot of average current rates and unit sizes
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:44pm -
  • newThe Strategist Quiz (#530)
    The Strategist Quiz, September 21, 2017
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:33pm -
  • newReaders' Corner: General insurance
    Extensions are offered by Insurers in travel policies
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:32pm -
  • newSnippets: Demography advantage
    India will rise as an economic superpower, supplying more than half of the increase in Asia's potential workforce over the coming decade
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:19pm -
  • newTipping Point: Why are cash positions of equity mutual funds rising?
    Fund managers are becoming wary of investing at high valuations
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:17pm -
  • newIUC cut a boost for Reliance Industries
    The Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI)'s decision to cut interconnect usage charge (IUC) by 57 per cent from 1st October and further to nil from start of 2020 further boosted street sentiment towards Reliance Industries (RIL). The RIL stock hit new highs of Rs 872.10 following expectations of better prospects of its telecom venture, Jio. Although analysts had expected IUC charges to be revised from current 14 paise to 7 paise per minute, TRAI reduced it to 6 paise effective 1st October. This sh…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:16pm -
  • newDealing with an online income tax notice is easier
    It saves time and increases transparency by making the assessing officer more accountable
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:11pm -

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  • newNifty, Sensex end lower; banks drag
    REUTERS - Indian shares ended lower for a third straight session on Thursday, weighed down by banks such as ICICI Bank, a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled one more rate hike later in the year.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:01pm -
  • newWTO says global trade rebounding, protectionism still a risk
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Global trade is rebounding strongly but risks remain, the World Trade Organization said on Thursday, with commerce expected to grow by 3.6 percent in 2017, well above last year's 1.3 percent.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:01pm -
  • newAnalysis: Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts
    JUDABERG, Norway (Reuters) - The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world. The reason? They are exempt from the $6,000-a-year toll charges for the tunnel to the mainland.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:53pm -
  • newToshiba, keen to seal $18 billion chips sale, wrestles with last-minute delays
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is locked in last minute discussions over "key issues" with the would-be buyers of its $18 billion memory chip business led by U.S. private equity firm Bain, potentially delaying a formal agreement on the sale.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:20pm -
  • newGoogle bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division
    TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:01pm -

Live Mint

  • newFilm Review: Newton
    Amit Masurkar’s film—arguably the best Hindi feature of 2017—shines a light on cracks in the system
    - 53 mins ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:42pm -
  • newAre you 100% vegetarian?
    This is no longer a phrase used to describe a person’s dietary choices. These days, it also refers to your political ideology and way of life
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:10pm -
  • newReviving India’s economy
    If India implements policies that boost short-term growth, while laying the groundwork for long-term performance, confidence should rise naturally
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:42pm -
  • new7th Pay Commission: No daily allowance for Central government employees to travel on LTC
    Implementing the recommendations of the 7th pay commission relating to TA, DoPT stops daily allowance for the central government employees on Leave Travel Concession effective 1 July 2017
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:38pm -
  • newTaking up Rohingya issue on humanitarian grounds: NHRC
    The NHRC said it has taken up the Rohingya issue on humanitarian grounds but did not comment on the government’s assertion that the ‘illegal immigrants’ face deportation
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:26pm -

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  • newSensex, Nifty end marginally lower; Dr Reddy's rallies 7% - Economic Times

    Sensex, Nifty end marginally lower; Dr Reddy's rallies 7% - Economic Times

    Economic TimesSensex, Nifty end marginally lower; Dr Reddy's rallies 7%Economic TimesBenchmark indices made a smart rebound on Thursday to settle marginally lower, in line with weak Asian stocks, as rating agency S&P cut China's sovereign rating by one notch. Sensex fell 30 points to settle at 32,370, while Nifty settled at 10,122 ...Closing bell: Sensex, Nifty close lower, Dr Reddy's shares rise 7%LivemintMarket provisionally settles with small lossesBusiness StandardSensex settles 30 points lo…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:32pm -
  • newAirtel, Vodafone cry foul over TRAI slashing call connect charges, Jio says consumers stand to benefit - Firstpost

    Airtel, Vodafone cry foul over TRAI slashing call connect charges, Jio says consumers stand to benefit - Firstpost

    The Indian ExpressAirtel, Vodafone cry foul over TRAI slashing call connect charges, Jio says consumers stand to benefitFirstpostOlder telecom firms Bharti Airtel and Vodafone today cried foul over the regulator slashing call connect charges, saying it will worsen the financial health of telcos, a charge that newcomer Reliance Jio rubbished on grounds that customers must benefit ...Lower IUC seen as ending incumbency advantage of Airtel, Vodafone, IdeaLivemintIt's advantage Reliance Jio in telec…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:23pm -
  • newNCLAT ruling on rule waiver: Cyrus Mistry says 'vindicated' - Economic Times

    NCLAT ruling on rule waiver: Cyrus Mistry says 'vindicated' - Economic Times

    Economic TimesNCLAT ruling on rule waiver: Cyrus Mistry says 'vindicated'Economic TimesOusted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry today said the NCLAT judgement has vindicated his stand while Tata Sons said the allegations made by the petitioners are incorrect and it will defend its position at appropriate legal forums. The National Company ...Victory for Mistry on waiver plea before NCLAT in battle against Tata SonsTimes of IndiaMistry welcomes NCLAT ruling, demands complete transparency from Tata…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:19pm -
  • newSBI to make cheque books, IFSC code of its six subsidiary banks invalid from September 30 - Business Today

    SBI to make cheque books, IFSC code of its six subsidiary banks invalid from September 30 - Business Today

    Business TodaySBI to make cheque books, IFSC code of its six subsidiary banks invalid from September 30Business TodayThe State Bank of India on Wednesday issued a notification asking the customers of SBI's erstwhile associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank to apply for new SBI Cheque books as soon as possible. The bank said that cheque books of its all six ...Cheque books of 6 SBI subsidiary banks to be invalid from Oct 30Deccan ChronicleState Bank To Demonetise Associated Bank Cheque Books, Ap…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:03pm -
  • newAfter 7th Pay Commission, Modi government may decide on minimum pay hike for 50 lakh employees by January - India Today

    After 7th Pay Commission, Modi government may decide on minimum pay hike for 50 lakh employees by January - India Today

    India TodayAfter 7th Pay Commission, Modi government may decide on minimum pay hike for 50 lakh employees by JanuaryIndia TodayA hike in minimum pay has been one of the long-standing demands of Central government employees who want their salary to meet industry standards. IndiaToday.in | Edited by Kritika Banerjee. desk-itgd@intoday.com. New Delhi, September 21, 2017 ...Government May Take Final Call on Higher Minimum Pay in JanuaryIndia.com7th Pay Commission: Ministry of Finance likely to take…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 4:01pm -
  • newEconomists caution FM Arun Jaitley: Don't go Pranab's way with stimulus - Economic Times

    Economists caution FM Arun Jaitley: Don't go Pranab's way with stimulus - Economic Times

    Economic TimesEconomists caution FM Arun Jaitley: Don't go Pranab's way with stimulusEconomic TimesJust when it looked like good going, the Modi government faces an existential crisis: red lights are blinking on the country's major macroeconomic parameters. Pressure is mounting on the government for policy support to pump-prime the economy, but ...Reviving India's economyLivemintReviving growth: It's time for Narendra Modi govt to spend; fiscal deficit is not a holy cowFirstpostStimulus package…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:59pm -
  • newFestive sales bash: Snapdeal looks out of place as Paytm, ShopClues take the floor - VCCircle

    Festive sales bash: Snapdeal looks out of place as Paytm, ShopClues take the floor - VCCircle

    VCCircleFestive sales bash: Snapdeal looks out of place as Paytm, ShopClues take the floorVCCircleThe biggest extravaganza in India's e-commerce sector is underway, and the contestants are pulling out all stops to maximise their sales volumes by offering steep discounts, cash backs, and what have you. While the fight for the top slot is between ...Etail battle may see Paytm Mall emerge as the new number 3Economic TimesFlipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall Sale Offers: How your debit, credit cards can in…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:26pm -
  • newBillionaire Rana Kapoor's Yes Bank Is Said To Cut 12% Of Jobs - NDTV

    Billionaire Rana Kapoor's Yes Bank Is Said To Cut 12% Of Jobs - NDTV

    NDTVBillionaire Rana Kapoor's Yes Bank Is Said To Cut 12% Of JobsNDTVThe bank's push toward automation and innovation will make some roles redundant, a spokesman said. Business | © 2017 Bloomberg L.P | Anto Antony, Bloomberg | Updated: September 21, 2017 14:55 IST. 91 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS.Yes Bank cuts 2500 jobs, cites inefficiency, poor performance as reasonsBusiness TodayYes Bank slashes 12% of its workforce citing digitisation, poor performanceInternational Business Times, India Ed…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 2:50pm -
  • newCafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha raided today: All you need to know about India's coffee king - Business Today

    Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha raided today: All you need to know about India's coffee king - Business Today

    Business TodayCafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha raided today: All you need to know about India's coffee kingBusiness TodayThe Income Tax today conducted search operations at the premises of India's largest coffee chain -Cafe Coffee Day- owner VG Siddhartha. The raids are still on and early reports suggest that the Income Tax sleuths are looking for evidences of tax evasion.Tax department raids Coffee Day chairman's house, officesLivemintTax raids on Cafe Coffee Day chain owner in KarnatakaMone…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:23pm -
  • newAmazon Preps for a Heated Race as India's Holiday Sales Kick Off - NDTV

    Amazon Preps for a Heated Race as India's Holiday Sales Kick Off - NDTV

    NDTVAmazon Preps for a Heated Race as India's Holiday Sales Kick OffNDTVIt's mere weeks to the festival of Diwali, and in a cavernous warehouse minutes from the Hyderabad airport, hundreds of workers are furiously sorting mountains of everyday items. There are sunglasses and shaving creams, sewing machines, vegetable ...Amazon offering special deals for Prime users: How to become an Amazon Prime memberIndia TodayBest car and bike accessories on Flipkart and Amazon under Rs 500, even a vacuum cl…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Sep 17, 11:20am -

Yahoo! World Business

  • L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation

    L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation

    A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporte…
    - 10 Jan 17, 10:16pm -
  • Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down

    Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down

    Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.
    - 8 Dec 16, 8:17pm -
  • Working, eating and sleeping at the office

    Working, eating and sleeping at the office

    The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.
    - 11 May 16, 11:09pm -
  • Obama seeks ‘irreversible’ opening to Cuba

    Obama seeks ‘irreversible’ opening to Cuba

    This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba.
    - 15 Dec 15, 8:59am -

Yahoo! India Business

  • S&P tops $20 trillion as 'Trump trade' roars back to life

    S&P tops $20 trillion as 'Trump trade' roars back to life

    The main U.S. stock indexes hit record intraday highs on Monday, with the S&P 500 topping $20 trillion in combined market-capitalization for the first time ever, as the "Trump trade" jump-started on renewed optimism about the economy. President Donald Trump vowed last week to make a major tax announcement in the next few weeks, rekindling a rally that has stalled amid concerns over Trump's protectionist stance and lack of clarity on policy reforms. The S&P has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's No…
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:57pm -
  • Ratings for 2017 Grammys on par with last year

    Ratings for 2017 Grammys on par with last year

    (Reuters) - CBS Corp’s airing of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards drew a 16.0 overnight rating on Sunday night, down slightly from last year, according to Nielsen data. Last year’s Grammys show, which aired on a Monday night, drew a 16.1 overnight rating, translating to nearly 25 million viewers.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:01pm -
  • Wall Street set to extend record run as "Trump trade" rekindles

    Wall Street set to extend record run as "Trump trade" rekindles

    U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Monday as the so-called "Trump trade", which sent Wall Street to record highs last week, looked set to pick up speed after a brief lull. The three main U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs on Thursday and Friday as optimism about the economy rose after President Donald Trump vowed to make a major tax announcement in the next few weeks. The S&P 500 has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's Nov. 8 election, fueled by expectations he will lower corporate tax…
    - 13 Feb 17, 7:14pm -
  • Global stocks on the march as "Trump trades" bounce back

    Global stocks on the march as "Trump trades" bounce back

    By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, lifted by a re-emergence of so-called "Trump trades" as investors bet that the U.S. president's tax reform plans will boost economic growth and corporate profits. The Japanese yen was the biggest underperformer among major currencies, as is typical when riskier assets such as stocks are doing well. Investors were also comforted by the two-day U.S.-Japan summit held over the weekend apparently having ended smoothly…
    - 13 Feb 17, 6:10pm -
  • Dutch brewer Heineken acquires Brasil Kirin Holding for $704 million

    Dutch brewer Heineken acquires Brasil Kirin Holding for $704 million

    Dutch brewer Heineken said on Monday that it will acquire Brasil Kirin Holding SA, one of the largest beer and soft drinks producers in Brazil, for 664 million euros ($704 million). Heineken said it will become the second largest beer company in Brazil after the deal. 
    - 13 Feb 17, 4:07pm -
  • Sensex ends nearly flat; Bank of Baroda drags

    Sensex ends nearly flat; Bank of Baroda drags

    REUTERS - Indian shares ended nearly flat on Monday, as losses in financials such as Bank of Baroda Ltd and telecom company Idea Cellular Ltd offset gains in IT stocks. The BSE Sensex rose 0.06 percent to 28,351.62. The broader NSE Nifty rose 0.13 percent to 8,805.05. (Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)
    - 13 Feb 17, 3:38pm -
  • Fake receipts at Glencore warehouse unit triggered sector credit freeze, Qingdao shivers - sources

    Fake receipts at Glencore warehouse unit triggered sector credit freeze, Qingdao shivers - sources

    By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Some global banks briefly froze credit lines for Singapore metal traders last month after a unit of commodities giant Glencore uncovered fake warehousing receipts, people familiar with the matter said, reviving the spectre of a $3 billion scandal that rocked the trading world three years ago. Two people who have metal storage dealings with Access World said the company told them the receipts were from a third party, not issued internally. "We checked with…
    - 13 Feb 17, 2:36pm -
  • Home sales crash 40 per cent after note ban

    Home sales crash 40 per cent after note ban

    The monthly average for home sales plummeted 40 per cent during November-December period in the top nine cities as customers put off their decision to buy homes in anticipation of a decline in prices post-demonetisation.
    - 13 Feb 17, 2:22pm -
  • Disappointing macro-data, profit booking drag equities lower
    Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Disappointing domestic macro-economic data, along with below-than-expected quarterly results and profit booking, dragged the Indian equities markets lower during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday.
    - 13 Feb 17, 1:38pm -
  • India needs 1.5 million tonnes of sugar imports in 2017 - trade group

    India needs 1.5 million tonnes of sugar imports in 2017 - trade group

    By Maha El Dahan DUBAI (Reuters) - India, the world's biggest consumer of sugar, will likely need to import around 1.5 million tonnes of the sweetener this 2016/2017 season, the chairman of one of the country's sugar trade associations told Reuters on Monday. "The timing of the imports will be settled by the government but I personally feel that around 1.5 million tonnes is enough," Praful Vithalani, the chairman of the All India Sugar Trade Association, said in an interview on the sidelines of…
    - 13 Feb 17, 1:11pm -
  • U.S. Senate expected to confirm Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

    U.S. Senate expected to confirm Mnuchin as Treasury secretary

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday, returning a Wall Street veteran to the top U.S. economic and financial job for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin's appointment to Treasury signals the Trump administration's trust in bankers and other senior business executives after Democrat Barack Obama launched his presidency with career regulator Timothy Geithne…
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:55am -
  • Exports prop up Japan Q4 GDP growth, U.S. protectionist risks loom

    Exports prop up Japan Q4 GDP growth, U.S. protectionist risks loom

    By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy grew for a fourth straight quarter in the final three months of last year as a weaker yen supported exports, but tepid private consumption and the risks of rising U.S. protectionism cast doubts over a sustainable recovery. Japan's export-driven growth over the quarter has helped fill the economic shortfall left by anaemic domestic demand, but accompanying this tailwind are concerns Japan's persistent trade surplus with the…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:08am -
  • Quarterly results, rupee movement to drive equities markets
    Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Macro-economic inflation data, amidst the last batch of third quarter results, along with global cues are expected to chart the movement of the equities markets during the upcoming week. "Investors are expected to closely follow cues such as the quarterly results and the domestic economic data during the upcoming week and the price movement of the Indian rupee," Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls, told IANS. "Indian equity markets are likely to…
    - 12 Feb 17, 4:40pm -
  • India to merge commodity boards to boost output, exports

    India to merge commodity boards to boost output, exports

    The five commodity boards, a few of which were established way back in 1940s, are responsible for production, development and export of tea, coffee, rubber, spices and tobacco. A merger of these boards could help in harmonising their activities and boost exports. The Coffee Board, which is a statutory organisation, was constituted under the Coffee Act, 1942.
    - 12 Feb 17, 3:22pm -
  • Monsieur Brexit: EU's Barnier braces for baffling Brits

    Monsieur Brexit: EU's Barnier braces for baffling Brits

    By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Michel Barnier has a dealmaker's flair for gauging what the other side can accept but as Theresa May prepares to launch Brexit negotiations some EU officials wonder if Brussels' man can really figure out what she wants. "He's very good at working out what people want, where the landing zones are to get them to agreement," said one of several people who have worked with Barnier and spoke to Reuters about the EU's chief Brexit negotiator. "He reads a room…
    - 12 Feb 17, 2:11pm -
  • Is Trump all Bad News for India?
    Hinging heavily on a protectionist rhetoric Donald Trump rode to power in the US presidential elections. India, along with other developing nations in Asia, watched with trepidation and in no time felt the first aftershock – a massive outflow of funds from its bourses with investors betting big in the US markets on hopes that Trump would revive the nation’s economy big time. In his resolve to “bring jobs back to America,” Trump has initiated an overhaul of the existing visa programmes to…
    - 12 Feb 17, 3:24am -
  • Bird flu hits poultry markets in major Chinese city - media

    Bird flu hits poultry markets in major Chinese city - media

    Authorities in China's third-largest city warned that about 30 percent of its live poultry markets were contaminated with the H7N9 avian flu virus, as an eastern province ordered markets to shut, state media reported on Saturday. East China's Zhejiang province has ordered all markets across the province to halt live poultry trade on Saturday over bird flu concerns, state media Xinhua reported citing the province's Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In January, Zhejiang reported 35 infect…
    - 11 Feb 17, 10:27pm -
  • SEBI evolving as per the economy's needs: Jaitley
    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday credited securities market regulator SEBI for being a professional organisation which has been evolving as per the needs of the economy. Jaitley's comments on the evolution of SEBI's role came after he addressed its Board at a post-Budget meet. "SEBI is a professional organisation with considerable experience," Jaitley said adding that it has been evolving as per the needs of the economy and the markets.
    - 11 Feb 17, 9:02pm -
  • Indian rupee hits 14-week high against US dollar; tax collections rise

    Indian rupee hits 14-week high against US dollar; tax collections rise

    Buoyed by increased buying in debt and equity by foreign investors, the Indian rupee gained to hit a 14-week high against the US dollar on Friday. The domestic currency closed at 66.85 to the greenback. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have been sustained buyers of both debt and stocks over the past few trading sessions, except on certain days. Direct and indirect tax collections for the 10-month period ending January 2017 increase by 10.8 percent and 23.9 percent, respectively.
    - 11 Feb 17, 4:59pm -
  • Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka to meet global investors; former board member Marti G Subrahmanyam signals interest to 'help'

    Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka to meet global investors; former board member Marti G Subrahmanyam signals interest to 'help'

    Vishal Sikka, CEO and MD of Infosys, will be the most-watched man on Monday (February 13) when he speaks at the Kotak conference. Apart from retail shareholders, institutional investors will be keen to listen to him even as the Indian IT services firm faces a tough battle involving the management and the founders. "Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO & MD – Infosys will deliver a key note address at the Kotak's Chasing Growth Conference, on February 13 at 10.00 am IST.
    - 11 Feb 17, 2:47pm -